What Makes Black and White Foam Board Colors an Ideal Choice?

Foam boards or foam core, in all its simplicity, is a rigid backing material that is used widely in the framing of art. It is a material that is similar to the attributes of Styrofoam and is layered on either side with plastic or paper.

Foamboards are also used widely in assisting with presentations. They are versatile can be easily cut into different shapes using a razor-sharp knife. This a big reason why architects prefer using them to make prototype buildings and models. A reason why foam poster board is commonly used in schools for displaying notices and art is that they can be purchased in the form of large sheets. Foam board is used for a variety of purposes, such as sign making, mounting prints - both photographic and art, 3D sculpture and design, as well as framing. Foam boards are primarily of two types - White Foam Board and Black Foam Board.


Ideal for Art Work


Due to the benefits resulting from foam boards being both light weight and strong, they seem to be a good fit for framing huge posters and various other works of art. They provide a rigid structure to paper art which provides them a rather sturdy appeal. As it is purchased in large sheets, it is also used as display boards in school fairs or a variety of school projects. These boards can be utilized as disposable bulletin boards as they can be pierced with the help of thumbtacks or pushpins. A white foam board has a slick surface which can be used as a makeshift whiteboard.

Mounting pictures on foamboard

Boards made with foam can also be cut into shapes very conveniently. They can be used for writing and painting using felt tip markers. Further, you can even glue fabric onto its surface to add or remove extensions to beautify or add detailing to the work. With a foam board, paint brush, glue and knife, you can easily create all sorts of different shapes for your school projects.

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Uses of Black Colored Foam Boards


These are typically very strong making it perfectly ideal for all kinds of art and craft projects as well as presentations and signs. Widely available in packs of ten, they are easily purchased from online stores that can deliver them to your doorstep. 

Black colored foamboard

As their surfaces are quite smooth, they can very easily be screen printed. Despite their strength, they can be cut very easily and are therefore best suited for strong yet light weight project works. They are also great at resisting both warping and denting.


Preference for White foam boards


White foam boards are used by a lot of people for a variety of projects such as making architectural models as well as displays. They have a resilient polystyrene core that pushes back soon after it is cut and mounted.


White Colored foamboard

Some of the white colored foam boards available in the stores come with a double-clay coating, rendering it a super smooth finish. They are mostly used for framing applications. One can also use them with spray adhesives, wet glue and dry mounting tissues.

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